Support from people like you has allowed over 800 families to receive the gift of HOPE from Maureen's Hope Foundation. There are many needs that patients have when faced with a life altering disease that cannot be met by the medical community. We help to fulfill those needs. Some of the ways we try to make the journey a little easier for the patients and their families include: - Sponsor the Beads of Courage Program which helps pediatric oncology and Cystic Fibrosis patients at Golisano Children's Hospital to tell their story using colorful beads as symbols of courage that commemorate treatment milestones. - You and Me Bears are given to children in the hospital to share with a parent or sibling during times they may have to be apart during treatment. These bears are a simple reminder of the love they share. - Personalized Baskets of Comfort & Hope are given to patients struggling with a life altering diagnosis. Each basket is created with the recipients' specific needs and interests in mind bring comfort, hope, healing and inspiration. - Maureen's Hope takes approximately 30 moms that have children battling cancer, have children that have been cancer survivors for up to three years or have recently lost a child to cancer, to a spa for a day. It is a priceless day of connection and relaxation. These moms have traveled a road that is difficult for so many to understand. The support they receive from each other is truly vital to helping them stay hopeful and strong during their journeys. - People seem to remember patients in the hospital during the Christmas season, but what about the rest of the year? Since 2007, Maureen's Hope has annually delivered 60-70 personalized baskets to Golisano Children's Hospital that are placed in the rooms of hospitalized, sleeping children so they awake to a surprise on Easter Morning. - Maureen's Hope strives to make the journey easier for patients by providing small support services that can improve the quality of their lives. A wig, a lawn service, reiki or massage therapies are some examples of ways Maureen's Hope has empowered patients. Join us and help make a difference today.